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the california voters. >> here we go again. could see some more records set in the bay area but some major changes are coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> if you are commuting through the dublin interchange, everything looks good so far. we still have overnight roadwork. we'll thank you you about that coming up. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, november 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00 which means it's 8:00 back east. and voting has started in some states today for the presidential election. >> and here in california, polls will open two hours from now. they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. president obama finished campaigning yesterday but mitt romney is heading to ohio and pennsylvania for one more day on the campaign trail and we have live team coverage on local and national voting. bigad shaban is in chicago, president obama's home city. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, wisconsin, new hampshire and colorado. his tou
tuman, thank you. >>> well, california reached an all-time high of 18.2 million registered voters in the last week. a field poll estimate says voter turnout would reach 70% yesterday nationwide voter turnout was lighter than in 2008 but polls in virginia and florida had to stay open late to accommodate long lines of voters. >> i have to tell you that i voted in a garage yesterday. >> i know you did. >> it was a first. i had never even heard of that, lawrence. >> that's what we do in california, michelle. wherever we need to vote, that's where we go. it was a great day yesterday but what changes we're seeing this morning! low clouds and fog have swept back onshore. the sea breeeze is kicking in so temperatures will be a whole lot different outside today. we have some dense fog out there, as well. so watch out for that. a little misty at the coastline. some fog made its way inside the bay as well, some dense fog showing up in some of the north bay valleys. 54 degrees now in san francisco. 57 in san jose. 51 in santa rosa. high pressure now giving way to that trough that's sitting al
.com/weather. >>> it's not the weather that kept planes grounded in southern california. it's the lights. a number of flights scheduled to depart from burbank bob hope airport were canceled after a mechanical failure knocked out the lighting system on one of the runways. arriving planes were forced to use a different runway but there were still some delays on flights from the bay area to burbank. >> frustrating because i think the lights were out before we actually boarded the plane. and they didn't tell us. they thought they were going to be able to get over there, fix it and they would be done. >> we just checked with the airport and they are still trying to get the lights working. it's up to the individual airlines to decide if they want to use the airport. >>> 5:07. a 13-year-old girl in mountain view recovering from a sexual assault. police say two teens and an adult male are under arrest and found the girl drunk near castro elementary school wednesday night. there was some bruising on her back. according to the police, the suspects were drinking with the victim at someone's home before that
] >> no kidding. >>> the jackpot triggered a ticket buying spree but not here in california. the lottery commission is meeting trying to hammer that would allow the golden state join the big party. the 42 states that all take part in the powerball lottery. fans are ready to play. >> powerball, powerball going be the thing. i'm glad it's come here. it's a wonderful thing. we deserve a chance to hit it. >> frank bought some tickets and got three numbers right. >> three bucks. >> pretty good. i think the last time i got a lottery ticket i won $1. so i bought a lottery ticket and then lost it all. it's dry outside. you're good to go from the altamont pass to livermore. drive time 15 minutes. not too bad. the bay bridge we had an earlier wind advisory, chp issued it around 2:15 this morning. they already canceled it so now you're good to go all across the upper deck. let's go to our maps. we still have this traffic alert. it's been in effect since 3:30 this morning. injury accident napa county. highway 121 at highway 128 the northbound lane of 121 remains block. we just checked in with chp to
-to-the-minute election night results from around the nation right here in california of course, the bay area, as well. >>> one week after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast, new york is getting many subways running again. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so many runners helped victims of sandy. >> these marathoners, they are not even neighbors, probably not even staten islanders. look what they are doing. great. >> people in staten island come out to cheer us on every year so the at least we can do is help them out. >> me weather forecast is not good for thousands who lost everything. there's another storm on the way with freezing temperatures. >>> our parent company, cbs corporation, has contributed a million dollars to the red cross. and cbs corporation will make a matching contribution to the american red cross for all sandy related contributions by employees of cbs. >> they turned the whole mar
california. the fbi says they conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and plan to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >> a man whose watch set off a bomb scare at the oakland airport won't face charges. the toggle switch, fuses and wires apparently raised some alarms. deputies arrested this man, 49- year-old jeffrey mcgann, and then evacuated the terminal. >> i'm an artist. it's an art project. i travel with numbers of them to give to friends, family, corporations, et cetera. >> the alameda county district attorney's office did not comment on why they dropped the charges. mcgann tells us this is the first time he has run into any trouble for wearing his art in an airport. >> you have to think that's going to raise eyebrows. >>> there's a water break. we launched chopper 5. various lanes blocked are blocked. it's a huge sinkhole in the ground at west 10th and cutter. this is a residential area so cr
in for the marathon. so it is quite a controversy. >>> 50. air force bases in california are coordinating a massive airlift to help with hurricane relief efforts. the cargo plane cook off from travis air force base part of 17 aircraft heading to new york. they are carrying more than a million pounds of equipment ah including utility trucks and relief supplies. >>> the last monthly jobs report before next tuesday's presidential election is being released in about 30 minutes. cate caugiran has more. >>> reporter: good morning. whatever the numbers show it will serve more as ammunition for both president obama and mitt romney in their final push before tuesday's big election. political experts say at this point, it's unlikely these numbers will sway voters. today's report will be from october. economists predict a slight gain in jobs from last month. the september report shows unemployment dropped to 7.8%. that was the first dip below 8 since the president took office. today both candidates are plunging into rapid campaign pace. president obama has three events in the battleground state of ohio, mitt
. >> the california citizens compensation commission ordered the pay cuts and they cut per diem pay by 18%. >>> carbon monoxide sent more than a dozen people to the hospital in san francisco. the fire department was called to 1223 courtland street about last night over a carbon monoxide leak. there were 14 people at the home that were taken to the hospital. they're expected to be okay, but city officials and pg&e are still trying to figure out what caused the problem. >> when we arrived, we checked the residence with our air monitors and we found no sign of carbon monoxide. however, we checked the residence and they had shoddy showed -- showed signs of carbon monoxide on them. >> it's a colorless, odorless gas that can be deadly. they now order carbon monoxide detector in all homes. >>> a fight between teens ended with one boy's father opening fire. randy williams went to the party and shot a 17-year-old boy. witnesses reported hearing at least 6 shot. when police arrived, the teenager was dead. williams was arrested at his home. >>> two women became the latest homicide victims, both shot to death in
. we'll tell how. >> big changes to the amgen tour of california. which bay area cities will get to see some of the world's top riders. >> and time for today's snow report! that's right. it's back. heading to the high country, be very careful. heavy snow expected throughout the weekend. snow levels 5,000 to 6,000 feet now. that could lower as we head throughout the weekend. ,,,,,,,,,, ,, [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. the first time next year. cyclists will line up at the san diego co >>> the amgen tour of california kicks off in southern california for the first t
already associated with that along the northern california coastline. temperatures chilly. you have winds blowing and cool numbers. upper 40s into the north bay valleys, 50s elsewhere. i think by the afternoon what a change from just earlier this week. these temperatures again will be dropping off. we had some 60s and low 70s yesterday. today we struggled to get into the low 60s. so about 13 degrees cooler even in livermore by this afternoon. we'll have more on your weather coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you. outside things are getting busy through the dublin interchange area. headlights that you see there, that's westbound 580 traffic and we just checked the drive times, 14 minutes now between the altamont pass and pleasanton. word from bart of major delays. this is at the south san francisco station. there are some equipment problems on the tracks so it's in all directions from the south san francisco stop. right now it seems like traffic or bart trains heading into the city if that's where you're heading this morning, those are on time. ace train number one n
being completed. that will be great. >> yeah. >>> california starts to auction off greenhouse gas pollution permits today, the first step in the new cap and trade program part of the global warming law from 2006 to cut state emission of gases. the california chamber of congress has filed suit to stop the auction. >>> coming up a wild crash on tape. a car flies out of nowhere into traffic. the surprising details about the person behind the wheel. >> wow. >> and taking back thanksgiving. how one frustrated target employee is fighting back against the store's holiday hours. ,,,,,, [ knock on door ] cool. you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. between those boxes and this place, i'm totally staying sane this year. do i smell snickerdoodles? maybe. [ timer dings ] got to go. priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. plane in
. and again, we're asking you and your group to leave. >> no. >> california law gives us the right to talk to customers and handle in front of the stores. >> if you don't leave, we will get the police involved. >> reporter: organizers are calling for walmart to improve employee wages and working conditions. other walmarts targeted today include the richmond and fairfield stores as well as the story road location in east san jose. >>> thanks for coming by channel 5 this morning, by the way. it's 5:06. let's get the latest look at weather and traffic. we are going to begin with the lady who is dressed appropriately. >> very good. it's actually navy, brian. >> looks black to me. >> it's dark. [ laughter ] >>> black friday so we're hoping the commute is not going to be a bad one. actually it's looking okay right now. this is our one incident that we had earlier this morning. northbound 680 approaching landess avenue. we had a traffic light down in the road but all lanes are free and clear on northbound 680 so it's cruising through milpitas. live look at 880, people may be heading towards area
with local hospitals. california nurses association plans to strike against hospitals run by sutter health and the hospital corporation of america. it will be the second strike this month. >>> new this morning, thousands of needy families in the south bay are getting help with their thanksgiving mills. sacred heart community service is handing out thanksgiving food boxes today to those who signed up for the meals. 4,000 families are in line for the assistance. >>> the need is greater than ever and we need your help to feed families for the holidays. cbs 5 is kicking off our annual "food for bay area families" holiday drive. if you want to give, go to cbssf.com/food or check out the easy way to donate with whole foods grab and give program. >>> black friday of course still four days away but people already pitching tents and lining up for a chance to grab early deals. unbelievable. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is over at a best buy in pinole camping out. >> reporter: i can't believe it either. if i'm cold in this live shot i can't imagine for these die- hard shoppers what it's like. they ha
dmt lab found in california. three suspects were arrested and more arrests are expected. officers say the dmt being processed could have sold for tens of thousands of dollars. >>> in his first address since his re-election president obama will urge lawmakers to work together and prevent that so- called "fiscal cliff." mr. obama set to deliver a speech later this morning. if congressional democrats and the republicans don't reach a budget deal by year's end the bush-era tax cuts will expire and deep across-the-board cuts will kick in. vice president joe biden and others in washington are expressing confidence it can be avoided. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not to go over the cliff. i think better heads will prevail. >> let's hope so. the congressional budget office predicts the "fiscal cliff" would send the unemployment rate skyrocketing above 9% next year. >>> time now is 5:11. forget black friday. which retailers want to get you in the door on thanksgiving. >> plus, creepy or totally natural? the breast-feeding babydol that has some parents outraged. coming up.
a wanted gang leader in cuffs. >> and greek life on hold in one of california's big party schools. the drastic response to a student's death here in northern california. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> >> the guy said zoom! >> public to prowling. ed cease-fire broken. >> israel is ready to take whatever action is necessary to defend our people. >> as conflict spills on the streets of the bay area. >> palestine will be free! >> if you want an honest investigation of this tragedy, we will join you. >> former cia director david petraeus heads to capitol hill. >> we'll continue to work to et get answers. >> a notorious violent criminal taken down at a bay area steakhouse. >> this guy had no idea what kind of price he would be paying when he came here for dinner. >> the bakery giant behind twinkies and wonder bread gave striking workers an ultimatum. >> this will affect 18,000 employees. >> from across the bay -- >> this is going to slowly work its way toward the bay area throughout the day today. >> -- to around the world. >> eight to ten seconds later the train blew through the end of t
side. still some showers in far northern california and oregon if you're headed in that direction so watch out for that. this whole trough is going to dig along the west coast and a major change in the weather pattern as we get to friday and the weekend. the rain line is going it stay north. we're going to be nice and dry. the temperature is going to be mild by the afternoon. anyone coming in looking nice today. mostly clear skies. temperatures in the 60s armed the country. not -- around the country. 48 and chilly in denver. rain could cause delays in toward new york. around the bay area, temperatures in the 60s and almost 70 in morgan hill. 68 in sunnyvale, and east bay temperatures in the 60s. upper 60s in pleasanton and livermore and inside the bay, planning on sunshine there and enjoying the numbers moving to 67 degrees in oakland and 65 in san francisco. the next couple l of days, a -- couple of days a little bit warmer and by friday a chance of showers staying unsettled into saturday. a much colder storm moving in come sunday. that's the latest forecast guys back to you. >>> th
of the california state university system is taking a pay cut to boost the budget. trustees grand timothy white's request -- granted timothy white's request for his state pay to be cut 10%. he will make $380,000 about $40,000 less than what he was supposed to get. white takes over at the end of the year. >>> members of a marching band in the south bay are about to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience. they are getting the chance to perform in front of millions and they are sharing the spotlight with another band halfway around the world. valley christian high school is this week's "cool school." >>> reporter: it's quiet in the hills of san jose. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: but do through the doors of valley christian high school and there's a whole lot of noise. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: the marching band is hard at work practicing for their next gig. >> we rehearse a lot, and these students are very, very dedicated to the program and more importantly they are dedicated to each other. >> reporter: and their dedication has paid off. they were selected to perform in the tournament of roses parade
flights within california yesterday were canceled and those travelers were moved around because of weather so these are tips to keep in mind. we have some holiday tricks as you get ready to travel here if you are flying out of sfo or any airport in the bay area. one, check your own bags. some airlines will actually let you skip the baggage counter and tag your bag yourself. two, precheck with tsa. they have a new program, if you sign up you can pass through a separate security line. three, there are new smartphone apps that keep track of security lines so you will know how much time to expect to spend in those lines. we want to make note again in addition to this being the busiest travel day of the year, the huffington post listed sfo as one of the most actually frustrating airports to go to, orbitz saying one of the busiest hub on thanksgiving. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> new this morning a man has been found dead after he went missing while looking for his cat overnight. divers located him and recovered the man's body this morning. he apparently drowned in about 30 f
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